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June 12, 2017 - 6:53 am
It took a while but emergency responders, after hiking nearly two miles, were able to reach a seriously hurt biker on a section of the Carolina Thread Trail near the U.S. Whitewater Center. That’s a series of greenways through several counties in both North and South Carolina. According to MEDIC,...
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June 02, 2017 - 9:37 am
The highly anticipated, 4th Annual Race to the Taste 5K will be held on Saturday, June 10th at 9:00am! The 5K will start and finish at the Taste of Charlotte Festival in beautiful uptown Charlotte! Runners should meet on Trade Street at 4th Street. The finish line will be on Trade Street between...
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Jim Barroll
June 08, 2017 - 7:08 am
It was described by witnesses as looking like something out of an action movie. A carjacking that began off of Winterfield Place made it's way through uptown and then on to I - 77. Speeds reached in excess of 130 miles per hour before the suspects jumped off I - 85 in Concord. The chase ended in...
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Mineka Gibson ( Lincoln County Sheriff's Department file photo)
June 07, 2017 - 7:12 pm
A Lincoln County woman is facing charges of assaulting another female with a knife. Deputies were dispatched to the 2500 block of Teague Street, Lincolnton, NC around 3:00 a.m. on June 7, 2017 in connection with a possible stabbing incident. When they arrived officers found Ashley Logan Ritchie...
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CMPD file photo
June 06, 2017 - 7:53 am
33 year old Donald Geoffrey Sherman is wanted for Breaking and Entering Motor Vehicle, Felony Conspiracy, Damage to Property, and Interfering with an Electronic Monitoring Device. Sherman was court ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device as a condition of his pre-trial release. On June 6,...
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June 06, 2017 - 6:59 am
Heavy rains over the last several days have caused many area creeks and rivers to rise. A 20 year old woman and 15 year old girl were caught in the swift moving waters of Coddle Creek near Rocky River Monday afternoon where they found themselves clinging to a tree to avoid being swept away...
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CMPD file photo
June 05, 2017 - 8:37 am
Malik Danthony Medley is Wanted for Felony Breaking and Entering, Larceny After Breaking and Entering, Possession of Stolen Goods, Felony Conspiracy, Damage to Property, and Interfering with an Electronic Monitoring Device. Medley was court ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device as a...
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JIM BARROLL
June 05, 2017 - 6:31 am
On Sunday afternoon, 34 year old Lucas Baldwin was gunned down in north Charlotte at the Tanglewood Apartments in the 4500 block of Wynbrook Way. Charles Moore, the uncle of Baldwin and who received a call about his nephew being murdered, told WBTV he wished people would put the guns down and try...
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LIN MCDOWELL
June 05, 2017 - 5:45 am
In the latest twist in a back-and-forth, long-running dollar-store drama, Charlotte-based retailer Dollar Express is suing Family Dollar and parent company Dollar Tree for what they describe as a move to kill Dollar Express and eventually putting the new chain out of business. According to The...
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